Cumberland Welcomes Eleven New Faculty for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Cumberland University is proud to welcome 11 new full-time faculty members to campus for Fall 2019. 

“Cumberland’s faculty is an impressive group of men and women who continually strive for personal and professional growth for themselves and our students,” said Cumberland University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Bill McKee. “We are pleased to welcome 11 new faculty members to the CU family and are excited to see how they each will enhance the student experience at Cumberland.” 

The Labry School of Science, Technology and Business welcomes Eric Alspaugh, instructor of mathematics and Dr. Paul Percy, professor of business.

The Rudy School of Nursing and Health Professions welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Cooper, assistant professor of nursing, Dr. Whitney Graves, assistant professor of athletic training and Dr. Jennifer Savage, assistant professor of athletic training and clinical education coordinator. 

The School of Humanities, Education and the Arts welcomes Matt Espenshade, assistant professor of criminal justice, Dr. Kent Hallman, assistant professor of sociology, Wyatt Keener, instructor of English, Suzann Lafferty, assistant professor and program director of criminal justice, Christopher Mapes, visiting professor of history and Dr. Jessica Bilbrey Worthington, assistant professor of psychology. 

The additional number of full-time faculty for the 2019-2020 academic year comes after a steady increase in student enrollment over the past four years. Official enrollment numbers will be announced following census day in September. 

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